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Bob Chinn's Crab House

393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
+1 847-520-3633
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab” (109 reviews)
“seafood” (259 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (58 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant really attracts people from everywhere. Located in the northern suburbs. If you love bread and garlic, you will be in heaven. The garlic rolls served before the meal are addictive. Lots of variety. If you don’t like seafood, they do have some steak...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here to check it out based on a recommendation from a friend, while we were in town. I’m not a lover of seafood, so I ordered the 6oz steak and shrimp. My husband ordered crab legs and absolutely loved them! He also enjoyed...More

Thank Slpkim6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bob Chinn's do offer the original Surf and Turf, but this is a crab house, so when in Rome...I had the 6 oz. tenderloin with Snow Crab claws and it made a memorable meal. Service was prompt even for a large group and everyone got...More

Thank Germán N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was highly recommended by several people but I was not overly impressed. The food was mediocre at best. There are a lot of different items on the menu but nothing was impressive. It a good place but and the service is superior. However the...More

1  Thank J B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit based on a local recommendation. Started with stone crab claws which were promptly served and delicious. Have not had whole bass in a while and the server said that the steamed Asian preparation was the most popular. Took a little while but...More

Thank theebdk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food and service. I always go for king crab legs, because it’s my favorites. All of my friends that accompanied me were satisfied with the food and service also.

Thank glennmatias
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly place, you can ask the waiter/waitress to show you how the plate looks before you order and how to eat it!!

Thank IlseChap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place to go in the Chicago area if you like high quality seafood. Chinn's has been well known to locals for decades, and has been consistently outstanding. The restaurant will remind you of the supper clubs of days past, and every menu...More

Thank ajh7320
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great quality and simple delicious preparation with cheap “get em in, get em out” presentation and service

Thank bradhL9736QT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The seafood here is cooked to perfection. The portions are a good size. The drinks were very tasty. It is expensive, but it's worth the splurge occasionally. The king crab legs were wonderful. The waiter quickly removed the meat from the shell. Yea!

Thank merosiern
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27 April 2016|
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Response from nutsandlunes | Reviewed this property |
That is a great question and I can tell you a LOT! I don't know the exact number but I do know that they sell them by the 1/2 gallon and the gallon ( we have bought them before and they are awesome!!) Th place is so big and... More
Kathy Z
27 January 2016|
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Response from Adelsh | Reviewed this property |
We were a group of 20 and we did a reservation beforehand and they accepted it
25 May 2015|
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Response from Lisa K | Reviewed this property |
The menu states "Most items available Gluten Free" And "Bobs Guarantee". We didn't order anything gluten free when we were there though, awesome seafood!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 393 S Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090-5081
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wheeling
  • Phone Number: +1 847-520-3633
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